Epistaxis in adults: a clinical review

Melia, Louise; McGarry, Gerald
July 2008
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jul2008, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p404
Academic Journal
The article discusses the causes and treatments of epistaxis, or spontaneous bleeding from the nose. The authors stated that potential morbidity and mortality in epistaxis can be significantly reduced when correctly managed. They added that the primary step in managing any hemorrhagic condition is resuscitation. They emphasized that continued bleeding after indirect therapy is an indication for surgical intervention.


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